Mr. Rudy Giuliani
Rudy Giuliani leads a group of private sector representatives who share information about cyber security with President Trump and the Administration. He also served as the vice-chairman of the Donald J. Trump Presidential Transition Team. Rudy currently serves as a senior advisor to Greenberg Traurig’s executive chairman and as the chair of the Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Crisis Management Practice.
He is the founder of Giuliani Partners, a leading professional services firm in emergency preparedness, public safety, leadership during crises, and financial management. Rudy gained notoriety during his two terms as mayor of New York City from 1994 through 2001, during which he pursued an ambitious agenda highlighted by advancements in economic and social policy. He was Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2001, was presented the Ronald Reagan Presidential Freedom Award by former First Lady Nancy Reagan, and received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom in 2002.
Prior to becoming mayor, Rudy served as US attorney for the Southern District of New York from 1983 through 1989. In 1981, Rudy was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to the post of associate attorney general, the third highest position in the Department of Justice. In 1975, he was named associate deputy attorney general and chief of staff to the deputy attorney general at the US Department of Justice.
Prior to that, he was chief of the Narcotics Unit at the US Attorney’s Office, where he rose to serve as executive US attorney. He is the best-selling author of Leadership, which was released in 2003 and details his years as US attorney, his two terms as mayor of New York City, and his experiences on September 11th.